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, pittsburgh, louisville and detroit. a wintry mix in northern minnesota and wisconsin. >> 58 in minneapolis. 68 in detroit 80s from new orleans to atlanta. and in the northern rockies, 70s to the central plains. >> it's the first day of fall. >> it is. a little crisp out there. >> summer is officially gone. >>> when we come back, for some bernie madoff victims, the check really is in the mail. >>> then, the simmering labor problems at american airlines is starting to boil over. passengers are feeling it. >>> and later, a shuttle salute. gabby giffords and mark kelly >>> welcome back, everyone. the labor problems at american airlines are making travelers think twice about booking flights on the airline. american has canceled hundreds of flights. and as many as half of its flights have been delayed. the airline says job action by its pilots are partly to blame. the bankrupt airline voided its pilots' contract recently and cut their pay, as well as benefits. >>> checks are in the mail for more than 1,200 investors swindled by bernie madoff. and $2.5 billion. this is the largest payout to victi
. this a live picture from the afl-cio's labor day rally from detroit. the vice president is heading towards the stage. vice-president biden is traveling a little bit later today. the secret service says that one truckload of the women was stolen yesterday from downtown detroit. -- one truckload of equipment was stolen away from downtown detroit. they are working with multiple agencies to get the u-haul truck back trade the democratic national convention is kicking off with a star-studded but there celebration in charlotte. many are enjoying holiday and a timid with obama supporters such as jeff br -- holiday entertainment with obama supporters such as jeff bridges and james taylor. >> in tampa, paul ryan ask the question, without new leadership, why should the next four years be different from last four years? barack obama has to answer that question. >> democrats have homes that he will answer the question. they call this the most open convention in history. also the entire convention will be streamed online. abc 7 is your station for coverage of the democratic national convention. gordon
. monday in detroit, vice- president joe biden provided his own answers. >> if you want to know if we are better off i have a bumper sticker for your -- osama bin laden is dead and general motors is a life. -- is alive. >> in the satellite center, jay korff, abc 7 news. >> mitt romney and his wife are enjoying a relaxing labor day on the new hampshire lake. they had a busy week at the republican national convention. they took a water ski boat out on lake winnipesaukee. abc 7 is your election station. gordon peterson and scott thuman will cover all the angles on abc 7 news at 5 6, and 11. >> breaking news from los angeles. actor michael clark duncan has died. he is known from "the grenen mile." this comes after she had a heart attack two months ago. michael clarke duncan dead at 54. >> new at 6 investigators have recovered a stolen you all holding equipment for one of president joe biden's campaign events in detroit. it was found either late saturday night or early sunday morning. secret service says some items from the truck were missing. they would not say what the items were. he spo
his dad moved the family to the detroit area. good at math he got into princeton finding it pointless for him he quit after a year. you told your parents you were quitting print ton. >> yeah, it didn't go over well. >> reporter: i bet. >> i said, okay, what i'll do is i'll tell princeton i'm taking a year's leave. >> reporter: so they're still waiting for you to come back. >> i don't think anybody is holding their breath. >> reporter: for a guy who seems to take it easy he's pretty competitive. his many imitators who think it was about the bottle these were all attempts to imitate him have made almost no don't in his market share. he owns this market. what he doesn't own is fancy cars or houses. why don't you want stuff? >> we were taught really to be practical. >> reporter: when you were in india. >> yes. >> reporter: right now that will help as what's in the bottle is a question getting the government's attention even as it sells and sells and sells. i'm john donvan for "nightline" in detroit. >> our thanks to the naturally caffeinated john donvan. >>> coming up next we'll meet the
hosting the white sox. detroit has won six straight meetings. their ace, on the bump, justin verlander, one of 11 strikeouts. he has four straight seasons of at least 200 ks. a 1-1 game in the sixth. men on first and second for delmon young. he takes chris sail deep. chris sale not happy. tigers and white sox now tied across the a.l. central with detroit sweeping the south siders. have a great day. i'm doug kezirian. >>> a bizarre contest over the weekend. a group of men who really love their facial hair competed for best beard and mustache in lansing michigan. they were judged on fierceness. >> judges looked for how well the hair fit the personality. some of the guys getting a head start on hunting season. >> that looks insane to me. i don't know how he handles certain things. >>> up next, "the pulse." >> we have the details about the role russell crow never wanted and the role that, yes, saved him. but i can only afford one trip. and i just found out my best friend is getting married in l.a. there's no way i'm missing that. then i heard about hotwire and i realized i could actually a
at a rally in detroit. we have more. >> it is time to move forward. that is the choice in this election. >> this week it is the democrats' turn to rally support behind president obama and his bid for a second term. >> the stage is set in charlotte with democrats filling their national convention the most open convention in history. democrats are using star power to get their message across all week including appearances by actors eva longoria james taylor mary j. blige. michelle obama and former president bill clinton will speak leading up to a large celebration thursday inside bank of america stadium. hundreds protested the program sunday. obama continues to criticize his republican opponents' convention speech. >> give romney knows that secrets to creating jobs and growing the economy. nobody bothered to tell us what they were. >> this president cannot tell us you are better off today than when you took office. >> a new poll shows the race a dead heat and another taken after the republican convention showed romney with a slight lead now shows they are tied with two
to anne arundel county. >> joe biden ahead of the stop in detroit a u-haul truck with equipment has been stolen. >> the skies got dark all of a sudden and it was like some drizzle to pouring down. >> it happened again. for the fourth time this summer a northwest d.c. neighborhood was left under water. storms flooded a metro station. "good morning, washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins right now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good labor day morning, monday september 3. >> good morning to you. we want to start with a busy night for metro workers and residents. crews were pumping flood water out of the shaw howard university metro. officials hope to have it reopened this morning. storm watch begins with skwrpb gonzalez live outside that station in northwest. >> the flood came and my car flooded. >> residents are once again flooded out. cars were under water overnight and basements are a sloppy muddy mess with storm and sewer backups. >> the manholes are about a foot and a half off the ground. >> this is the fourth time this summer it happe
. 57 oberoi and detroit's. trust and looking at 51 degrees -- charleston looking at 51 degrees. here is a spot looking to clear up just a little bit. we have a straight shower or two across western pennsylvania. really, not expecting much. tomorrow, we may see a few sprinkles, mainly west of the sea, and we will see that in our futurecast, over the next 48 hours. here are those scattered showers. they are really not going to amount to much. winchester cumberland, you may see a few raindrops. if you lapland's outdoors tomorrow, do not cancel the. you should not have -- if you have plants outdoors tomorrow, do not cancel them. you should not have problems at all. we will see the potential for heavier rain, and that will happen late monday night into tuesday. worth watching. we will keep you updated. of course, online wjla.com. we will start off with sunshine and clouds will increase through the afternoon hours. a sprinkle or two. temperatures are going to warm to nearly 80 degrees on wednesday, and then by thursday and friday we will start to cool down and by next weekend, we could be
, pittsburgh, louisville, detroit. wintry mix this evening in northern minnesota and wisconsin. >> it's louisville. >> there you go. >> 68 in detroit. 78 in baltimore. headed next week with my girlfriend. >> 80 in new orleans. >> new orleans. >> all right. >> marine experts in massachusetts have a very big job on their hand and we do mean gigantic. take a look at this enormous creature, washed ashore in cape cod, a rare leatherback sea turtle. 7 feet long. more than 600 pound. the turtle was rescued and transferred tour of the new england aquarium. >> the stach ff says the turtle joined weight at 600 pound. and lethargic. hoping to nurse him back soon. >> the largest of the sea creatures. and the driest. >> most lethargic at the moment. >> i do not want to be the turtle. >> no. >> coming up. what our friend and colleague, robin roberts has to say about the well-wishes and prayers. >> later, tim tebow's next move. not thaw you didn't hear it all from john. moves from football to political arena. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to yo
-per-hour winds and also a chance of tornadoes around detroit, st. louis, memphis and little rock. more monsoon storms in the southwest. >> yet another triple-digit day in dallas and phoenix. 80s and 90s in the rockies. upper 80s from atlanta to new york. >>> coming up, imagine this. 73 years at 1 company. think we could do this show for 73 years? >> no. because we age in dog years. >> that's true. >> a very long-serving employee finally calls it a career. >>> also, the death toll rises in an outbreak at a popular national park. >>> and talk about a foul ball. the guy who just couldn't play fair with some eager, young fans. >>> welcome back. it is t big focus every first friday of the month. but the august employment report out today, 8:30 a.m. eastern, from the labor department, carries extra significance this close to the presidential election. today's number follows thursday's adp private payroll report showing 200,000 new jobs created last month. >>> optimism about jobs and progress on the european economic crisis helped fuel that powerful rally on wall street yesterday, sending stocks into
by the mob, after he walked out of this detroit restaurant in july 1975. >> i'm going to do what i got to do! >> reporter: it became the stuff of documentaries and movies, like 1992's "hoffa." over the years, many theories and a few leads. an early one, that hoffa's body was entombed in concrete during the construction of giants' stadium, which was knocked down two years ago. later, going on tips, police drained an dug up a backyard pool outside of detroit. three years later, they pulled down a barn in rural michigan. nothing. this latest tip comes from a still anonymous source said to be dying of cancer, who says he saw a body placed here in 1975, as the driveway was being laid. police are not sure what they'll find. >> if it happens to be mr. hoffa, we'll bring an end to a major histomis mystery. >> reporter: as for hoffa's dna, if any is down there, authorities pulled hairs from a hairbrush of hoffa's 11 years ago. that's the match, if it's made, that will solve the mystery of where he ended up. but still not the part about who put him there. john donvan, abc news, washington. >>> and sti
in the 50's for detroit. warning of a bit more in chicago, 68 degrees. plenty of warm up and down the east coast. new york and boston both looking at 70 degrees. here are the clouds moving in from the west. well to the west of us, we have some showers. these showers are expected to meet up with the drier air across the mid-atlantic. that will move across our area later tonight and early tomorrow morning. here is our future cast moving through the next 48 hours. highs will be around 80 degrees. the clouds increase later on tonight. the showers really fizzle out. saturday, comfortable temperatures, a 70-80, and clear for the day on sunday. partly cloudy and comfortable today, 78-83 for the daytime high. tonight, the concert looks dry. temperatures 56-64. the extended outlook shows our temperatures will remain comfortable. sunday and monday, better chance for widespread showers, even some heavier rain as we move into monday night and tuesday. we have a very interesting blog just posted on wjla.com talking about how much rain we could see. some areas may see over an inch or two. >> they need i
will be right back in the region. right now, 79 in detroit, 79 in raleigh/durham. no major features discernible here and nor any remedy can find of isaac. it is somewhere, but i do not know where it is. very tropical for the next few days when those other chances of showers and storms. this is coming for in the afternoon, a good bet tomorrow. some isolated stuff behind this on thursday, and then another dry day. cooler temperatures and rain. tomorrow a little bit of sunshine, warm humid showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon and evening, and then a dry day on friday. it will then turn cooler with showers for saturday and sunday. >> but toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers moving you forward. >> just under one hour from now. >> exactly right, and everything now accounts. it is like a double. down at the ballpark with jackson. the nationals. stephen strasburg scheduled for only two more starts and over 20 games, they have to get contributions from the other guys and tonight, it is jackson's night. he has a record of 8-9, an all- star in 2009 pitching and --
forecast. 60 in minneapolis. detroit, 65. the cooler air will push into town. i will be back in a couple minutes with a look at doppler. we will penpoint the storms we have out there. >> thank you. had the storms, pepco. -- has already laid out a plan of action. john gonzalez is live in montgomery county. at least people are ready this time around. >> that is absolutely right. pepco try to stay ahead. it is really coming down. already 4500 pepco customers without power. here in rockville maryland -- and. it is already been hit the sky is really ominous. and the rain and wind really picking up. pepco and county leaders are watching the path of this storm. winds could exceed 50 miles per hour. many of us know all too well what has happened again to the past with trees and power lines. utility company has already reached out to local and out of state emergency management agency's. we spoke with montgomery county residents who already lost power this past summer, they have some concerns this afternoon. >> power outages. not having any electricity. stuff like that. >> this past year with all
that killed an ambassador and three americans. this morning, to u.s. detroit -- destroyers are headed towards the libyan coast. >> this is a mid more violence at embassies in libya and egypt. we get the latest. >> u.s. flags flew at half staff at the white house and the capitol as the nation mourned. a group of heavily armed madeleine -- militants launched a attack at a u.s. complex in benghazi, pelting it with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades. they fill the safe room with smoke and drive at least one person in it with the roof. in the end, four died, including chris stevens, the u.s. ambassador to libya, who helped save benghazi during last year cost revolution. he is the first u.s. ambassador to be killed since 1979. a lifelong friend opened up about the loss. >> i lost somebody who unconditionally loved just about everybody. what the world lost was a great diplomat who was interested in peace and humanity, who really understood the culture of the middle east. >> a senior staffer at the senate foreign relations committee was among his friends. >> he basically said, this is what he was
, no problems. detroit, indianapolis, plenty of sunshine in the south and miami. our forecast closer to home -- temperatures should top off around 82 degrees. but tonight we could be looking at a couple showers. a cold front moves into the area. full detail and the extended outlook coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you. an emotional service this morning as the nation remembered astronaut neil armstrong. the worst -- the first man to walk on the moon. many went to the national cathedral. that is where we joined john gonzalez live at. >> the service just ended. this was the program that was handed out. now during the service carol armstrong was given the flood that was flown at half staff the day her husband died. >> a very public service for a modest man. 81-year-old michael collins was on the mission with neil armstrong gave a prayer. >>-- the earth that is beneath us. >> as hundreds filed and the national cathedral, we spoke with a logistics engineer was working on the aircraft. he brought with him a signed photo. on the aircraft, astronauts and former pilot, neil armstrong became the fi
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personal responsibility and care for their lives. drilling is under way outside detroit house as police search for the body of jimmy hoffa. a man said that he saw someone something in a black bag years ago. busiest freeway angeles, a 10 mile the 405 is closing for the weekend. they are putting in a new bridge, a ramp, and a carpool lane. there will be no orange line e between vienna and east falls church on metro. no green line service between avenue and branch from 10:00 tonight until closing on sunday. shuttle buses will be available. red line trains will single n noma and fort totten. yellow line trains will single huntington and braddock road. no work on the blue line this weekend. there's a plan in place to keep nationalsing if any playoff games run late. now an online company called leading social says it will pay for extended service. the company is putting down the it as ato cover deposit. and elementary school in washington had a l guest, washington .izards guard john wall he spoke with students and promoted a new school fitness program. brianne carter has details. >> a special
downpours along from the mid-atlantic to new england. stormy, saint lou s to grand rapids. around detroit and cincinnati as well. >> a sweltering 100 degrees in dallas, predicting will win the game. 90s, kansas city, to chicago. 80s on the east coast. from boise to salt lake city. >> grew up as an eagles' fan. can never root for the cowboys against religion in philadelphia. can't do that. >>> our first look at some of the rarest animals on earth, white tigers born in july at a zoo in the czech republic. >> to give you an idea how rare they are, one in every 10,000 bengal tigers is born white with black stripes. in the past 100 years, only a dozen have been spotted in the wild. >> starting today, the public has its chance to vote on the name of one of the male cubs. they can pick from a list of five names, liam, titan, woody and two others. >> wdoody? >> little tigers are going to be baptized on saturday. big couple days for the fellows. >> what would you name it? >> i don't know. >> toothy. >> teethy. >> see the fangs. >> i wouldn't mess with it. coming up next, couples who wait to have s
to raise $1,000 for his hometown of detroit. he ended up earning more than $3,000 and then this. an executive from a play ground company saw the report and over the weekend, on joshua's 10th birthday, kevin cook surprised him with plans for a $50,000 play ground to be built at a nearby park. love that. >>> when we come back on the broadcast, we hear tonight from so many "world news" viewers, your very personal reasons for reaching out to help after receiving that video of the bullied bus monitor. why so many of you said you simply couldn't stand by and just watch.t you. for you, life's about her. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if yo
helped police track him down, using her iphone. >>> we're following a developing story in detroit. a standoff ended with the death of a man who had been keeping police at bay for most of the day. a former auto exec facing legal and family troubles was found dead inside his home. he shot and killed an officer who had been called to the home sunday for a possible suicide attempt. >>> the big tax hike on cigarettes three years ago appears to have been doing the job. there's been a drop in smoking among teens and the poor. it brought in $30 billion in additional revenue. tobacco use was down 19% last year, the lowest on record. and smokers who don't quit, apparently light up less. >>> medical experts say women should not undergo routine screening for a particularly deadly form of cancer. ovarian cancer is usually in advanced stages by the time it's diagnosed. but ultrasounds may lead to false positives. the recommendation applies to only healthy women and not those at high-risk. >>> week one of the nfl has wrapped up with monday night football. highlights from espn. >> welcome to your
the death penalty. jury selection starts today in of federal corruption trial former detroit mayor squaw make kilpatrick. faces bribery, extortion, and other charges. he argued that the cannot get a trial. trial. >> now to the scandal at penn state. football coach jerry sandusky regrets not testifying sex abuse trial. that is the word from a defense lawyer. the attorney says sandusky will likely be sentenced next month. the was convicted in june of boys, some of them on campus. he still claims he is innocent. the remains is an isolated jail unit. >> arizona authorities will now enforce the most contentious parts of the immigration law. a ruling clears the way for enforcement. police, while in forcing other must question immigration suspect areose they illegally.try >> let's check in with adam caskey. the doppler shows some activity. a little action this morning on the doppler radar. going to calm down a little. big changes are coming by sunday into early next week. them.ill like we have a little action on the r screen this morning, light to the west of washington. there's a 20% chance of
. >> triple digits in phoenix and dallas. mostly 80s from detroit to the east coast. 70s from billings to minneapolis. >>> when we come back this morning after the break, apple drops more clues about the iphone 5, as all that anticipation continues to build. >>> also, a big mac but hold the beef. doesn't sound right, does it? we're going to tell you about the new meatless mcdonald's. >>> and later, meet a little pool player that has a very big game. pocketing balls like the pros do. stay tuned. >>> welcome back, everyone. the national debt is at a record high this morning. it's now more than $16 trillion, which works out to about $51,000 for every american. democrats and republicans are blaming one another. but whomever wins in november, congress will have to raise the government borrowing limit early next year. >>> apple is all-but confirming that it will unveil the iphone 5 next week. the company's invitation to its media event, has the number 12, the date, with the shadow forming a 5. apple may announce a miniipad, and some new ear buds and maybe a tv set. sales are down, though, as
keynote address by a latino, the antonio tx, julian castro. >> when detroit was in trouble, the autoaved industry and 1 million jobs. seven presidents before him try health care to all americans. president obama got it done. >> there was a tribute to edward kennedy and a message from carter >>sident jimmy . with all that remains to be done evidence the overwhelming, president obama america.ader for >> the dnc festivities are just getting started. wednesday night bill clinton address the delegates. obama will accept the nomination. on nomination on thursday. we will have reports week.hout the romney will face competition in virginia. the state board of elections as a former congressman virgil appear in the as ther ballot constitution party nominee. keeplicans tried to help off the ballot because of fears of the could take votes away from romney. the republicans are hard at work. paul ryan spent tuesday campaigning in iowa. romney continue to prepare for upcoming debate with president obama. maryland state highway crews roadsying to make their safer for drivers. today they will start remov
that conflict began. >>> back here at home. police in suburban detroit are looking into a new claim about the location of jimmy hoffa's body. they will take soil samples from the ground beneath a driveway after a man told them he believes he witnessed hoffa's burial 35 years ago. there's been a number of searches for hoffa since the teamster leader disappeared in 1975. >>> time for a look at weather across the country. a chance of showers in the northeast. also, showers and thunderstorms from pittsburgh to cleveland, louisville, wichita and oklahoma city. stormy from the texas panhandle to brownsville. showers from the colorado rockies to rapid city, south dakota. >> mostly 70s in the heartland. 80s in the southeast. >>> when we come back, the latest on that breaking news this morning. the big deal between the nfl and its real referees. >>> plus, one of the searing images from last year's occupy protests. students being pepper-sprayed. now, they're about to see a major settlements. >>> also, tense moments on the tarmac at jfk. passengers brace for impact. and then, a sudden turn of events
getorrow answer. police are planning to dig up an home justd this outside of detroit. investigators got a tip saying buried at the home time the former teamsters boss disappeared. and officials say that a radar confirmed something is buried there. >> how about us? a warning to runners who take trails. watch out for a halt attacks -- .owl attacks some scientists say they are common in autumn at dawn or dusk. the careful. >> that she copes with her death of her panda cub, she is getting back into her dave activities. she is beginning to eat bamboo. her cub died on sunday. the cause of death will not be known until further tests. >> switching gears, we have some activity in the weather. >> we always do. these are slow-moving storms. t of lightning. some hail.reat is outside, this is how it looked last night when we had that line exciting weather. there is a cluster of thunderstorms. it held itself together. picture as itt moving over the city. you get the power of the lightning courtesy of richard. it is still reasonably low for gusty winds in washington. are 7:00 tonight,, temperature, 81
around the nation. beging statements will corruption trial of detroit mayor quantico patrick. he and three others accused of collecting hundreds of thousands in bribes, kickbacks, and other favors. .kwame kilpatrick >> american airlines passengers about itsng to worry dependability. carrier has beeno of aling flights because labor dispute. more travel headaches again for passengers amid a r dispute causing delays and of cancellations nationwide. >> it was an hour-and-a-half late. >> executives at the airline believes pilots are calling in filing crews are of maintenance reports to slow down operations an attempt to punish the for imposing cost- cutting measures as part of the bankruptcy. >> went all of a sudden you see t more people calling in more flights being canceled for mechanical reasons, r if somethingonde is going on. pilots deny they are taking against theon despite conducting atformational picketing o'hare airport. scrutiny.d up no safety has been compromised, but federal monitors are making more checks. the company plans to cut an attempt to and service reliable minimi
. jim avila, abc news, detroit. >>> and if you're wondering about the price, it will be about an extra $2,000 on the price of any car. >>> thank you for watching. we're always here on abcnews.com. "nightline" later. we'll see you again tomorrow night. good night.
in some spots. going to stick with us. detroit, mid 60s tomorrow. washington, d.c. starts their week at 70. don't worry. you'll be in the upper 70s by the end of the week. >> ginger zee with us tonight. thank you. >>> we're going to move now to that new threat from iran this evening. a top commander in iran's revolution their guard says iran could strike on israel if iran is sure israel is about to attack. he went on to say that any attack on iranian soil could trigger, quote, world war iii. >>> and the concerns in this country about iran going to war where behind an unprecedented show of naval force today in the persian gulf. abc's nick schifrin reports in from the region tonight. >> reporter: officially, it's a defensive exercise, but it's actually a very loud warning to iran. more than 20 ships, sailors from 30 countries, a massive buildup to convince iran not to close this strait if israel attacks iran's nuclear program. is the threat that israel would go to war with iran and iran would mine these waters? >> the there fleet's there. my job is to make sure that this crew is ready for an
. >>> investigators on the trail of a very cold case will dig into this concrete driveway in a detroit suburb today. they had a tip it might be the final resting place of former teamsters boss, jimmy hoffa. he disappeared in 1975. the soil extracted from the driveway today will be examined for human composition results. and could be available next week. >>> there's a huge buzz online about abc's brian ross and his investigation into theft by tsa agents. brian and his team checked bags with ipads and cash. and left ipads behind at tsa checkpoints at ten major airports. all the checked luggage made it safely. and nine out of ten forgotten ipads were returned. but in orlando, the ipad was last seen in the hands of tsa officer andy ramirez, and then tracked to his home 30 miles away. >> reporter: brian ross from abc news. when we went to reclaim the ipad two weeks later, ramirez, at first, denied having it. did you take it? >> no, sir. >> reporter: but shortly after, we activated an audio alarm on the missing ipad, ramirez produced it. with his tsa uniform now off, he blamed his wife for taking it. >>
to be in the first gm cars as early as 2015. jim avila, abc news, detroit. >> we know computers never malfunction. >>> that's what's making news in
detroit go bankrupt. and another, the president, said i've got your back. mitt romney said in vegas, when it came to housing, let it hit rock-bottom. the president said, let's figure out how you can refinance to hold on to it. clear policy choices. clear implications for the american people. different directives. and it's a choice. that's what it's going to take. and to finish that conversation, the president will lay out his vision, not just for the next four years. but their consequences for the next four years. >> president getting criticism for mitt romney. this is an issue the democrats took out, for the democratic platform, they said jerusalem and shall remain the capital of israel. mitt romney called it shameful. >> this is a red herring if i've ever seen one. the fact is, jerusalem has always been bipartisan, clearly, by all precedents. it's a discussion between the israelis and palestinians. and regardless of what george bush's platform. i don't know, george. i'm a mayor of the city of chicago. i know what the president's policy has been for four years. and i know a red herring w
city school strike since detroit teachers went out s detroit went out. >>> michael clarke duncan appeared in dozens of films and received a nomination in "the green mile." >> take my hand, boss. you see for yourself. >> duncan wasas 6'5", weighed 3 pound. he suffered a heart attack in july. he died yesterday in a los angeles hospital. michael clarke duncan was just 54 years old. >> young, young man. >>> while we are talking about hollywood. word of a rather dubious distinction, the worst box office opening ever. drum roll here, kind of. it was achieved, over the weekend by, am i saying this right "oogie loves and the big balloon adventure" it grossed over $600,000. an average of $278 per screen it appeared on. even well-known bombs like "ishtar" and "howard the duck" did better than that fleck on your screen right now. ouch. tough summer for hollywood. that did not help. >> it looks so good. >> really? >> ha-ha! >> the baby must be kicking. for you to say that. >> we'll talk about the holiday, and the day serena williams had at the u.s. open. >> serena and venus were beaten by a
how cold. i want to focus on the high temperatures. minneapolis, 60 by tuesday. detroit, the same deal. but nighttime, low, temperatures in the 30s and 40s. brr, that's going to be cool and it's going to be super windy. locally 100-mile-per-hour winds in alaska. highs >> highs some cloudy there this morning. we had a perfect day yesterday. temperatures in the mid-70's. 55 in ashburn. dewpoints continue to be 40's andle in the 50's. for >> so, it was cloudy and rainy in missouri yesterday. i thought that this was a great way to show it. look at the gray skies under the arches. in st. louis. thank you for that great tweet. send me photos also on facebook. a lot of college gamedays yesterday, and they had good skies there in eugene, oregon. i thought that was so pretty over the stadium. again, send me great photos from all over the nation. please. >> she's doing a great job that she's caring about the weather. >> we have the world's hottest meteorologist sitting here for a long time now. >> wow, wow, thank you. >> giving you your props, ginger. >>> all right, coming up on "good morning am
. we are making things again. i've met workers in detroit and toledo who feared they'd never build another american car. today they can't build them fast enough, because we reinvented a dying auto industry that's back on top of the world. i've worked with business leaders who are bringing jobs back to america, not because our workers make less pay, but because we make better products. because we work harder and smarter than anyone else. i signed trade agreements that are helping our companies sell more goods to millions of new customers. goods that are stamped with three proud words -- "made in america." [ cheers and applause ] [ crowd chanting "usa" ] and after a decade of decline, this country created over a half a million manufacturing jobs in the last two and a half years. now you have a choice. we can give more tax breaks to corporations that ship jobs overseas, or we can start rewarding companies that open new plants, and train new workers and create jobs here in the united states of america. [ cheers and applause ] we can help big factories and small businesses double their
office, and she took action. when detroit was in trouble, president obama saved the auto industry, and saved a million jobs. seven presidents before him, republicans and democrats, tried to expand health care to all americans. president obama got it done. he made an historic investment to lift our nation's public schools and expanded pell grants so that more young people can afford college. and because he knows we don't have an ounce of talent to waste, the president took action to take action for the young generation of dreamers. now, it's time for congress to enshrine in law, their right to pursue their dreams in the only place they've ever called home, america. four years ago, america stood on the brink of a depression. fighting incredible odds, and united republican opposition, our president took action. and now we've seen 4.5 million new jobs. he knows better than anyone that there's more hard work to do. but we're making progress, and now, we need to make a choice. it's a choice between a country where the middle class pays more so the millionaires can pay less. or a country
to find jimmy hoffa's body is under way. authorities drilled through concrete from a home near detroit yesterday. a source told police the deem ster's boss may have been buried there shortly after he disappeared after 1975. the results should be available by monday. no human remains were found. returning now details in that outrageous story out of florida where a high school teacher was pulled out of class and arrested for allegedly hiring a hit man to kill another teacher. >> for the first time we're getting a look at james pepe appearing in front of a judge friday where his new red inmate jump suit. police arrested the 55-year-old in the middle of class in front of his students thursday at bloomingdale high school near tampa, florida. >> it's very disconcerting that we have teachers in public schools or at our schools that are capable of doing this and our children are in their care. >> the alleged target? robert meredith, a fellow teacher who worked with him at another school. authorities say he believed meredith was telling people he was a child m
did not write, "let detroit go bankrupt." could be the headline that cost him the election. they have gone in and actually outspent dramatically the romney campaign over the last few weeks. which is incredible when you think that the romney campaign has more money. at this point. >> that's interesting, because, the auto motive companies went bankrupt. the argument on the bailout is knew nuance and law. >> because, what president obama has said, there's a way to move this economy forward. and governor romney's plans don't -- they really don't show that way. i mean, he's talking about tax cuts for the wealthy, closing loopholes and sort of letting things take their cause. >> although, you have had the obama campaign entirely talking about something that happened in the first six months of the obama administration. >> that's true. >> the auto bailout -- >> but there are other things going on, jonathan. in the administration, people are working trying to restart and re-energize american manufacturing. >> then why do we have more americans unemployed at any time? i think this administratio
after digging up the floor of a shed in detroit. tests on the soil will be back monday. but the mystery remains a mystery. >>> the amazing video we've been showing you of the elderly man jumping from his burning apartment in new york city. lucky for him, the streets were crowded at the time. it's the terrifying drop caught on tape. 71-year-old ronnie pope, hanging from his third floor ledge, with nowhere to go but down. >> i had had no choice but to lean out the window as long as i could. >> reporter: earlier, his kitchen had caught fire. his apartment was filling with smoke. there was no escape. so, he reached back to his military training from decades ago. the smoke was coming in so bad. jump, jump. i'll do a paratrooper. >> reporter: he was once a parra trooper who made more than 50 jumps in his military career. but this time, no parachute. below, his neighbors came to his aid. their arms banded together. and when he jumped, they caught him. >> we were concerned about the head. just his head that we was concerned about. >> i have no broken bones. >> reporter: neighbors coming togethe
for teamsters' boss, jimmy hoffa. police in detroit have received a new trip that hoffa is buried under the driveway you see there. they're now taking soil samples. thousands of tips have come in when hoffa vanished in 1975. >>> finally, the prime minister of great britain, perhaps a little embarrassed this morning. he was on david letterman last night. got a pop quiz on british history. he did rather well. but he missed two. he knew which year the magna carta was signed. but he didn't know what magna carta meant. it means great charter. he also couldn't name the composer of "rule britannia." that composer is? thomas arnes. i'm going to guess there aren't a ton of brits that know it, either. on par, he can be excused. >> a pop quiz. >> nose are the only two he missed. >> little high-risk for a british prime minister on letterman. josh, thanks. >>> the race for the white house. "your voice, your vote" with 40 days to go. and president obama has opened up his biggest lead yet in gallup's daily poll, six points. that puts more pressure than ever on mitt romney. and david muir had a chance
president gave his answer at a labor day rally in detroit. >> you want to know whether we're better off? i got a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> and for the rebuttal, we're joined live by the republican v.p. nominee, paul ryan. let's preview that debate with vice president biden. when he says osama bin laden is dead, general motors is alive, you say? >> well, general motors isn't alive in my hometown. the president came to janesville before the plant shut down and said he would lead an effort to retool the plant. after the plant was shut down, he said he would retool the plant to get people back to work. they're still not back to work. i would ask the 23 million people who are struggling to find work in america today, if we're better off than we were four years ago. i'd look at the facts that we've had unemployment above 8% for 42 months, despite the president's claims that the stimulus would provide the contrary. we're not better off than we were four years ago. look at the statistics. that's why we're going to be offering big solutio
of tornados around detroit, st. louis, memphis, little rock, more monsoon storms in the southwest. >>> triple digit day in dallas and phoenix. 80s, 90s in the rockies. upper 80s from atlanta to new york. >>> one more presidential item. this one from russia. check out vladamir putin dressed in white to simulate an adult siberian crane. >> to do what? >> adult siberian crane. a bird. >> indeed. he really got into the part. getting on board a motorized hang glider and leading several young bird on migration. the birds are endangered and raised in captivity. they needed a little help. >> the latest of putin's interactions with animals. he is not sure what is next. the cameras of course will be there to cover it all. i am sure we will find a way to get it all in our newscast, right? >> you think putin, hard core leader, serious guy, image of him in the contraption is fascinating. >> remember him shirtless, riding on horseback. does he think he is fabio. >> putin, man, politics never dull. spent eight years married, laughing, why two famous comics splitting up. >> high stakes political secrets abou
today from an area around a concrete driveway in a detroit suburb. they will be tested for human decomposition, and all result of a man's statement to police that he thought he saw hoffa buried there decades ago. >>> bizarre story from florida, a high school teacher being held this morning in connection with a plot to have a former colleague killed. james peppe, a social studies teacher, was arrested yesterday. he is accused of attempting to hire a hit man to murder another teacher who he used to work with. a man named robert meredith. meredith doesn't want to show his face and says he has no idea why peppe would want him killed. >> it's very strange, very disconcerting if that makes sense. i don't feel that in any way i am in any way culpable for this. i think this is, perhaps, if there's a problem -- it's 100% on the other side. >> the fbi was tipped off about the alleged plot last month. then taped several conversations in which peppe is accused of telling an undercover officer that he would pay $2,000 to have meredith rubbed out. >> all right, going to stay down south for one
. but the grandparents' bed were recovered. the children were last seen sunday evening. >>> police in suburban detroit are looking into a new claim about the location of jimmy hoffa's body. they will take soil samples from the ground beneath a driveway after a man told them he believes he witnessed, hoffa's burial 35 years ago. there have been a number of searches for hoffa since the teamster leader disappeared in 1975. an enduring mystery there. wow. >>> what has four wheels and fleas? well take a look at this. dogs competingen stroller races in a california backyard. other dogs are their hapless passengers. the four canines live with the same california family. >> they need more maneuverable strollers there. not all they can do. this talented crew, races on scooters and kiddie cars with more crashes than bumpers car. their owner says they're all total clowns and having fun. the wagging tails. proof is in the pudding. >> cute video. coming up next, she made magic and millions, almost a billion from the harry potter series for kids. but now will j.k. roing reel in their parents. we'll hear from the au
to detroit. upper 90s in phoenix. >>> time for the long and short on the long story of shorty. get that? >> well, shorty is a poodle in north carolina. he was brought there, by a family from new orleans who fled the gulf coast as hurricane gustav approached. >> while they were there, they gave shorty up for adoption. fast forward to two weeks ago, shorty was found on the side of the road, dirty, fleas, and alive. his microchip led care givers to call his original owners. >> i get this call that shorty has been found on the streets of north carolina and i'm shocked and my kids are in disbelief. >> so shorty is going to be sent back to new orleans. vets say it will be a couple weeks before shorty is ready to travel. several offers have already been made to drive shorty home. but, you know what? what disturbs me? >> what disturbs me? >> they gave shorty up for adoption. >> yeah, apparently their living situation in north carolina was such they couldn't keep shorty. it was kind of like in a forced adoption, and nobody knows how he ended up on the side of the road. poor shorty has been throu
, detroit. >> wonder how people feel putting their safety and other driver's safety in the hand of the computer. seems scary a little bit. >> $2,000, roughly what it will cost. ♪ meet george jettison >> what do i have in my hand? >> something futuristic. >> i will admit i am a distra distracted driver. i let my husband do the driving. >> as a society, we send conflicting message. don't text, stay focused, all the laws about that. on the other hand. we're saying, take your hand off, let the car do it all. seems odd. >> kind of like the show, right? >> yeah, exactly like the show. we'll be right back. the arteries of your dishwasher are constantly clogging up with grease and lime scale. use finish dishwasher cleaner every month to keep your machine in sparkling health. for shining results, finish dishwasher cleaner. yeah, and i took on all the bigger, tougher ones. but now that mr. clean's got this new select-a-size magic eraser, i mean, he can take on any size job. look how easily he gets things cleaned. it's enough to make you cry. you, specifically. not me. i'm just happy we
fargo to detroit. mostly 70s along the east coast. 80s in the plains. a sizzling 103 degrees in phoenix. >>> now to another of the heart-warming stories we love, homecomings. this time a dad returning from afghanistan, surprised his little girl at her elementary school in michigan. oh, man. corporal jeff harris actually had gotten home the night before. >> but in order to carry off the big surprise he slept on a friend's couch so his daughter would be kept in the dark. dad said making the reunion special had been on his mind during his whole deployment. >> oh. >> at that age too, a little embarrassed. see her walk off, because she is in front of her friend. >> she is adorable. >> cutie pie. >> i cry every time. >> i love the stories. i don't quite cry. but it puts a big smile on my face. still ahead, we asked you to weigh in on the secret romney tape. you flooded your facebook page with opinions. nearly 500 posted comments. we'll share a few coming up. >> first, iphones, the new accessory, john doesn't have one yet, for thieves. how a lucrative black market is providing a big incentive
could be damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. detroit, cincinnati, indianapolis, louisville, memphis, little rock, all involved in that storm. south of that line will be heat today. dallas at 105. five states have heat warnings, watches or advisories out. and some of the states will drop about 20 degrees with the passing of the front. 80 degrees in l.a. and san diego today. we'll explain why we're in san diego later in the show. >> full sunshine over the nation's capital. a beautiful morning p.d. you can see the sun reflecting off of potomac. g burninga patchy fo off. we are in the 60s to write near 70 degrees. 72 in the district. on our way to 90 degrees for the high. and that as well above average. temperatures will >> all right. >>> coming up on "gma," a verdict in the drew peterson trial. the former policeman found guilty of killing his third wife. >>> and glitz and glam from pop's biggest night. ♪ so twiddly-tee twiddly-dum ♪ look out baby 'cause here i come ♪ ♪ and i'm bringing you a love that's true ♪ ♪ so get ready ♪ so get ready maybmaybe you can't.re; when you
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